The 5th Hebei online media tour kicked off on June
25 in Tangshan, Hebei Province. The tour, to be held from June 25-29, attracted
representatives from more than 20 online media outlets. Reporters will visit
Tangshan and Qinhuangdao during the tour, two important cities in Hebei
Tangshan Mayor Zhang Guodong
summarized TangshanĄ¯s advantages on the Tangshan introduction meeting of the
tour. Tangshan is a coastal city with a history of over one hundred years based
on heavy industry.
|Tangshan Mayor Zhang Guodong (center) introduced
Tangshan to reporters on June 25 in Tangshan, Hebei
Tangshan has five advantages, including resources, location, industry, port
and environment, said Zhang. Tangshan is in the key period for future
development and opportunities coexist with pressures, he added.
Hebei, surrounding the capital city Beijing and the important commercial city
Tianjin, enjoys a very important geographic position. The economy of Hebei
witnessed a fast and steady growth and its general economic power became
stronger and stronger. In 2005 the total output value of Hebei amounted to 1.01
trillion yuan, up 13.4 percent year-on-year.
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